Meta receives requests in opposition to 91,000 accounts from India in 2022 first-half

PTI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Social media big Meta obtained an all-time excessive request, round 55,500, from India for motion in opposition to round 91,000 customers and accounts, the US-based agency mentioned on Wednesday.

The US topped the listing of nations with 69,363 requests in search of motion on over 1.26 lakh social media accounts whereas India was second on the chart by way of the entire variety of requests made, Meta mentioned in its transparency report.

Based on the information shared by Meta, it obtained 51,602 authorized course of requests and the remainder of the three,895 have been emergency disclosure requests from India.

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The entire request from India has elevated by 22 per cent year-on-year.

The transparency report mentioned that it has produced some knowledge for 66.59 per cent of the requests.

Meta additionally obtained requests to protect round 12,800 accounts from India.

“When we receive a preservation request, we will preserve a temporary snapshot of the relevant account information but will not disclose any of the preserved records unless and until we receive formal and valid legal process,” Meta mentioned.

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